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  Mycenae - Grave Circle
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A large central building, a second funerary enclosure (Grave Circle A) and the first tholos tombs were erected on the hill.

Included in the newly fortified area were the city's religious centre and Grave Circle A, which was refurbished and used for ancestral cults.

In 1874, Heinrich Schliemann began excavating Grave Circle A, where he uncovered five graves.

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You may watch my high resolution photo of Mycenae on Google Earth according to the following coordinates 37º 43' 50.12" N 22º 45' 22.47" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Mycenae Grave Circle .

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